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President Drake shares his vision for UC with OurWeekly LA

President Drake shares his accomplishments at UC so far, his vision for supporting racial equity at the university, how he's working to boost access to UC for more Californians, and snapshots of his own history. 

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A message from President Drake on Indigenous People’s Day

UC celebrates with gratitude and joy the Indigenous peoples who have endured and thrived over generations of attempted erasure and harm to their cultural, individual, and collective wellbeing.

UC Berkeley’s David Card wins 2021 Nobel Prize in economics

David Cards work challenged orthodoxy and dramatically shifted our understanding of inequality and the social and economic forces that impact low-wage workers.

What’s the difference between Hispanic, Latino and Latinx?

What's the difference between Hispanic, Latino and Latinx? On navigating identity, language and community from a scholarly and first-person perspective.

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UC students, faculty and staff are required to get a flu vaccine

The potential confluence of infections from COVID-19 and the flu poses a threat to the health and safety of the UC community and the public. The executive order creates a uniform policy for all locations.

David Julius & Ardem Patapoutian

UC celebrates its newest Nobel Prize

David Julius, Ph.D., and Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D., jointly won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.

New NAM videos feature Carrie L. Byington and other Latinx UC doctors

The National Academy of Medicine has released videos and resources in English and Spanish to encourage members of the Hispanic/Latinx community to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations.

Safiya Noble, an associate professor of gender studies and African American studies, and co-founder of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, is a 2021 MacArthur fellow.

UCLA professor, UC Berkeley alums win prestigious MacArthur ‘genius’ grants

Safiya Noble, who was recently featured in the UC Council of Chief Diversity Officers’ Distinguished Scholars series, is among four researchers and scholars with UC connections who have received MacArthur fellowships.

Join President Drake in Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

President Drake recently released a video to recognize the lasting contributions that Hispanic leaders and communities have made to our country and the world. Watch it here.

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Football great Justin Forsett joins UC’s call to Double the Pell

Justin's call-to-action is the latest in a nearly eight-month campaign led by UC and the UC Student Association to double the value of the Pell Grant.